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Akintunde Omitowoju is a is a Nigerian-born software engineer at Retro Studios. He engineered Metroid Prime, and then moved to Japan in 2003 to work more closely with Nintendo. Thus, he did not engineer Metroid Prime 2: Echoes or Metroid Prime 3: Corruption. He did engineer Theta, a Japan-only game for the Nintendo DS. In 2008, Omitowoju returned to Retro Studios to engineer their Donkey Kong Country games and Mario Kart 7.